|Birth: ||Jul. 8, 1835|
|Death: ||Feb. 10, 1916|
VARNUM AUGUSTUS COOPER,
CHAPLAIN, 18TH. CT.___
B. JULY 8, 1835
D. FEB. 10, 1916
Was born in Killingly, Connecticut, July 8, 1835.
He had by nature and inheritance the endowments and qualifications of a clergyman. His father, Rev. Calvin Cooper (March 31, 1779 to July 21, 1846), was the son of Rev. Nathaniel, Jr. (July 4, 1748 to July 16, 1821) and Mary (Aldrich) Cooper.
He was a Baptist minister, an eloquent preacher, a believer in woman's rights, inviting, them to speak in his pulpit, a man of great catholicity of spirit.
April 25, 1856, he married Elizabeth, daughter of Jeremiah P. and Abigail (Potter) Bucklin, granddaughter of Squire and Amy (Pray) Bucklin, and of Robert Knight and Sarah (Smith) Potter and a descendant of William Hingham Bucklin, who came from England to Hingham, Massachusetts, in 1635. Four children were born to them,
Member of General Lander G.A.R.Post#5,Lynn,Ma.
Elizabeth F.K. Bucklyn Cooper (1830 - 1894)*
Hattie B. Cooper (1862 - 1949)*
Swan Point Cemetery
Rhode Island, USA
Maintained by: Ancestral Sleuth
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Apr 13, 2006
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